Chase to Nicholson requesting information on the funding for Langston Hughes’ Lecture, which he will use to “prove” that the University of Minnesota has been infiltrated by communists

Letter from Ray P. Chase to Edward E. Nicholson requesting information about how much Langston Hughes was paid for his public lecture at the University of Minnesota.  That information appeared in Are they Communists or Catspaws, his attack on Governor Benson.  Chase does not know Langston Hughe’s first name.

CreatorRay P. ChaseSourceMinnesota Historical Society, RPC, Box 42, Folder March-April 1938.RightsCourtesy of the Minnesota Historical SocietyCoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1930s